Updated: Feb 10, 2021 Location: UC Irvine Campus Job Type: Department: LAW/INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT
Job Opening ID: 15019
Reports To: Director of Human Resources
Working Title: Academic Human Resources Manager
Department: Law/Instructional Support
Bargaining Unit: 99
Payroll Job Code: 007715
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F
Employee Class: Career
The Office of Human Resources at the UC Irvine School of Law provides quality HR services to attract, develop, motivate, and retain a talented and productive workforce within a supportive work environment.
As a seasoned experienced professional with a comprehensive understanding of UC, campus, and unit academic practices, policies, and procedures, resolves moderate to complex academic HR-related issues affecting a broad range of academic titles in imaginative and practical ways. Responsible for the recruitment and appointment process for all senate and non-senate Academic Personnel appointments. Facilitates/manages all senate and non-senate academic review processes. Advising the Director of Human Resources on policy and procedural matters. Provide policy interpretation and counsel on unique/exceptional cases. Participate in preparation of documentation and reports to be forwarded to Academic Personnel and ensure conformance to OEOD search requirements. Responsible for coordinating visa and labor certification needs, as required.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Comprehensive knowledge of UC academic personnel, payroll and personnel policies and procedures, including experience in preparing academic appointment, promotion and merit files. Comprehensive working knowledge of University collective bargaining contracts as they apply to academic and staff personnel to effectively interpret policy and to ensure that the rules and regulations governing the contracts are met. Requires thorough knowledge of and ability to apply / interpret organization and college policies and procedures which govern academic HR.
Comprehensive knowledge and ability to interpret, comprehend, analyze, and apply various policies and procedures in the areas of University academic personnel, staff personnel, and payroll administration.
Ability to analyze complex management issues, develop project scope and solutions, give professional advice to senior officials, and make critical decisions regarding personnel.
Excellent interpersonal skills to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other staff members, students, managers, administrators, candidates and colleagues outside UCI and the public. Skill to use sensitivity and confidentiality in internal and external relations. Ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences.
Proficiency in using Microsoft Office applications (especially Excel and Word) and UCPath, and other computer-based systems used for personnel processing and database management. Demonstrated organizational skill and ability to perform effectively with frequent interruptions/distractions and fluctuating workload to complete tasks within deadlines. Expertise in writing correspondence, policies, procedures, and analytical reports. Ability to compile budgetary and statistical reports and perform budget analysis as it relates to employment issues. Excellent critical and innovative thinking to address moderately complex issues and present nuanced analyses.
Proven ability to analyze information, situations, practices and procedures to define problems, identify relevant factors or patterns, tendencies and relationships; formulate logical and objective conclusions or recommendations for action, and recognize alternatives and their implications and present alternatives verbally or in writing. Excellent English writing skills and proven ability to compose professional reports, correspondence, policies and procedures, and training materials. Thorough knowledge of organization and college goals, priorities and values and the legal and human implications of decisions.
Thorough knowledge of systemwide and organization policies, union contracts, procedures and practices that govern academic HR administration. Knowledge of trends in academia, especially in areas of academic planning, human resource management and administration.
Knowledge of University-sponsored programs, to effectively provide general information, benefits counseling and forms processing for all non-senate appointees and postdocs. Skill to serve as a mandatory reviewer of on-line academic, staff and student payroll and personnel actions. Ability to effectively oversee special projects. Working knowledge of OEOD guidelines and related University policies governing academic and staff recruitment, selection and promotion processes.
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.
Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.